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State legislators’ HEAL Act targets environment, inequality

In the 2019 legislative session, HEAL translates to a “healthy environment for all.”

Avista says it will produce completely clean electricity by 2045

Avista Corp. has announced plans to produce 100% clean electricity by 2045.

House OKs 100 percent clean energy in Washington by 2045

The Washington House passed a measure Thursday that seeks to eliminate fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply by 2045.

Prof. Brian G. Henning, Ph.D.: Clean electricity is affordable, reliable, and urgently needed

Washington state’s Clean Electricity bill (SB 5116) is no symbolic gesture. It would phase coal out of our electricity grid by 2025, and assure an orderly transition to a clean …

Inslee wants 100 percent clean energy in Washington by 2045

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday proposed an ambitious package of legislation to tackle climate change, including eliminating fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply …

California aims to get all electricity from clean sources

California has set a goal of phasing out fossil fuels from the state’s electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Boise students encourage more talk about clean energy

Boise School District students are scheduled to host a press conference at 11 a.m. today to deliver more than 1,000 postcards in support of the city of Boise’s clean energy …

Outside view: Let’s lead on clean energy

The region must be a leader in recognizing and embracing the future rather than clinging to old and harmful modes of energy.

For clean-energy jobs, sky’s the limit

As wind and solar energy have grown, they’ve created a tide of jobs nationwide in fields from construction to manufacturing.

Edmonds takes clean energy pledge

Edmonds, Washington, has pledged to have clean, renewable energy powering its homes, offices and other buildings by 2025.

U.S. surrenders leadership on climate

American business leaders urged Trump to stay with the Paris Agreement. By withdrawing, the United States gives up its leadership role.

Despite Trump, growth in clean energy expected to continue

President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to global warming, but that step seems unlikely to stall the push to adopt cleaner forms of …

Washington governor: Trump ‘foolishness’ won’t affect plans

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday the state will move forward with efforts to promote clean energy and tackle climate change despite “foolishness” from President Donald Trump.

Subsidies to Tesla are essential, for switch to sustainable energy use

Free market competition has been greatly restricted by the dominant fossil fuel industry that supplies about 80 percent of our energy. That industry long benefited from far more generous federal …

Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers

LAS VEGAS – President Barack Obama on Monday accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict consumers from accessing solar, wind and other …

West Coast states and BC to link climate policies

SAN FRANCISCO — The governors of Western U.S. states and a Canadian province will announce a partnership to collectively combat climate change and promote clean energy. Governors of California, Oregon, …

Gregoire proposes more flexibility in clean-energy law

SEATTLE – Large utilities in Washington state will soon have to get at least part of their power from new renewable sources like wind and solar. But with a voter-mandated …